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Two for the Long Haul

Two for the Long Haul

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 13th 2018

Elaine May, the comedienne/actress/screenwriter/director who turns 86 next weekend, made news this week when it was announced she will co-star this fall in a Broadway revival of Manchester by the S

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To 50 Years of Love

To 50 Years of Love

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 14th 2017

“‘Too soft, too sweet, too sentimental, and most of all two special’ – these were the reasons, according to Sidney Poitier, that most Hollywood executives had passed on To Sir, with Love,” Aram Gou

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Happy Birthday and Amen

Happy Birthday and Amen

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 22nd 2016

On Valentine’s Day, Sidney Poitier was given the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Fellowship Award for his long and heralded career. Over this past weekend, he marked his 89th bir

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Dinner: From Distress to Delight

Dinner: From Distress to Delight

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 17th 2015

In his detailed and extraordinarily invaluable chronicle of the films nominated for the 1967 Best Picture Academy Award®, Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood, M

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